WBEZ | Waco Brothers http://www.wbez.org/tags/waco-brothers Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Waco Brothers set music ablaze with ‘Great Chicago Fire’ http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-05/waco-brothers-set-music-ablaze-%E2%80%98great-chicago-fire%E2%80%99-99409 <p><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: center; "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/waco%20brothers.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 598px; " title="(Bloodshot Records/Waco Brothers)" /></div><p>Even though protests surrounding the NATO summit have ended, the counter-culture rebellion continues; Chicago&rsquo;s own <a href="http://www.bloodshotrecords.com/artist/waco-brothers">Waco Brothers</a> join us on <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> Tuesday to bring new life to the smoldering embers of a moment in the city&rsquo;s past. The band&#39;s new album,<em> Great Chicago Fire</em>, is a collaboration with their Bloodshot Records label-mate, Paul Burch.</p><p>Waco Brothers perform this Friday at <a href="http://www.beatkitchen.com/">Beat Kitchen</a> in Chicago.</p><p style="text-align: center; "><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/42634855?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=ff0000" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="600"></iframe></p></p> Tue, 22 May 2012 07:43:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-05/waco-brothers-set-music-ablaze-%E2%80%98great-chicago-fire%E2%80%99-99409 The Weekly Guide: Rocker Jon Langford shares his picks for weekend fun http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/weekly-guide-rocker-jon-langford-shares-his-picks-weekend-fun <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/Jon-Langford.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Team &quot;Eight Forty-Eight&quot; has at least one resolution in 2011. And that&rsquo;s to provide plenty of reasons to get out into the city&rsquo;s vibrant cultural scenes. Today we have the perfect companion to help us realize our resolution.<a href="http://www.jonlangford.de/" target="_blank"> Jon Langford</a> is one of the musical mad men behind acts like <a href="http://www.mekons.de/mekonhom.htm" target="_blank">The Mekons</a> and <a href="http://www.bloodshotrecords.com/artist/waco-brothers" target="_blank">Waco Brothers</a>. He&rsquo;s a pretty great visual artist as well. So what does a renaissance man like Langford do on the weekends? Probably everything, right?!<br /><br />He joined host Alison Cuddy to share what he does in Chicago when he's not on tour.<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://www.markbazer.com/2011/01/03/jan7interviewshow/" target="_blank">The Interview Show with&nbsp;Mark Bazer</a><br />Fri., Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m.<br />The Hideout<br /><strong>RELATED:</strong> <a href="http://vimeo.com/1486186" target="_blank">Langford on The Interview Show</a><br /><br /><a href="http://www.delilahschicago.com/2011/01/07/delilah%E2%80%99s-dj-mike-miller-spins-elvis-presley%E2%80%99s-birthday/" target="_blank">Delilah&rsquo;s DJ Mike Miller spins Elvis&rsquo; birthday</a><br />Fri., Jan. 7 at 8 p.m.<br />Delilah's<br /><br /><a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&amp;eventId=3319095" target="_blank">The Flat Five at Space in Evanston</a><br />Fri., Jan. 7 at 8 p.m.<br /><a href="http://www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com/ComingUp.html#Jan8" target="_blank"><br />Otis Clay with Boukou Grooveat Fitzgerald&rsquo;s in Berwyn</a><br />Sat., Jan. 8 at 9 p.m.<br /><strong>RELATED: </strong><a href="http://www.friendlytap.net/MAIN/" target="_blank">Friendly Tap in&nbsp;Berwyn</a><br />&nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 16:10:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/weekly-guide-rocker-jon-langford-shares-his-picks-weekend-fun